Born and raised in Peru, Ariosto is a music producer/ engineer based in London. For the past 10 years he has recorded and mixed various styles including Metal, Jazz and Classical.
Ariosto has worked on over 200 projects and has collaborated with the likes of David Byrne, Billy Cobham, Bebel Giberto, John Zorn, Anthony Hamilton and many more. Graduating with honous from Berklee College of Music, and holding an electronic engineering degree, Ariosto masters new technology with ease.
Having taken two years of formal studies in composition and orchestration, Ariosto often collaborates with musical arrangements and builds bridges between the production's technical and musical sides.
With his vast experience with on-location recordings and acoustically challenging situations, Ariosto ensures he obtains great results for every recording. Ariosto’s passion for music has only grown over the years and clients describe working with him as "a relaxed and comfortable engineer who enables creative freedom and artist experimentation; you count on Ariosto's advise and professionalism every time.”
"Ariosto is a thorough and personable engineer. His experience makes him capable of handling any project in the studio." - Patrick Dillett, multi-Grammy award winner record producer, mixer & engineer.
"I produced and engineered many sessions at Kampo Studios since 1989 and Ariosto was by far the best engineer on their staff... He has both the technical and musical experience needed to make my sessions go well. Ariosto gets my highest recommendation..." - Joe Berger, engineer for John Entwistle, Jon anderson, Allan Holdsworth, Metallica and many many more.
"I've been fortunate to have worked with Ariosto on several occasions. Every time he has been on top of his game. In the recording studio you need someone with you that can handle many tasks without blinking, and Ariosto is that guy. I would heartily recommend him, and only see him becoming a master of his craft" - Robert L. Smith, Grammy and Oscar award winner record producer, mixer & engineer.